Read the Latest
Children's Hospital is part of the UPMC family.
Be safe anytime, anywhere.
To find a pediatrician or pediatric specialist, please call 412-692-7337 or search our directory.
A resource for our network of referring physicians.
For more information about research, please call our main office at 412-692-6438.
Ranked #9 Nationally by U.S. News & World Report.
This project maintains a research registry of children treated at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC for obesity, polycystic ovary syndrome, pre-diabetes, type 2 diabetes, and normal weight, otherwise healthy children. Information related to the medical conditions associated with childhood obesity will be stored in a database and used for: 1) conducting retrospective research studies about those childhood conditions; 2) identifying and contacting patients who may be eligible for future research studies; and 3) tracking the clinical courses and outcomes of patients.
Patients of both genders under age 18 who are seen in the Endocrine Wellness clinic or who are already participating in other Institutional Review Board-approved research projects of the principal investigator are eligible.
Boys and Girls: Through age 17
With consent, researchers will collect past, current and future medical record information related to participants’ medical conditions associated with childhood obesity for inclusion in the database.
Visits: None beyond normal clinical care
U.S. Department of Defense
Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Research
Center for Pediatric Research in Obesity and Metabolism
Silva Arslanian, MD
For more information about the study or enrollment, please contact:
Children's Hospital's main campus is located in the Lawrenceville neighborhood. Our main hospital address is:
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
One Children’s Hospital Way
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
In addition to the main hospital, Children's has many convenient locations in other neighborhoods throughout the greater Pittsburgh region.
With myCHP, you can request appointments, review test results, and more.
For questions about a hospital bill call:
To pay your bill online, please visit UPMC's online bill payment system.
Interested in giving to Children's Hospital? Support the hospital by making a donation online, joining our Heroes in Healing monthly donor program, or visiting our site to learn about the other ways you can give back.